Obesity and diabetes research
Plymouth University's obesity and diabetes research theme. Weight gain and obesity have a major impact on health and quality of life. However, the origins of obesity are complex and effective prevention strategies and treatment interventions are lacking
Balance Enhancement and Ulcer Prevention in Diabetes projects
Plymouth University: Balance control and the effect of ankle foot orthoses in people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy
Tackling obesity needs a combination of magic bullets
Plymouth University news: Obesity conference organiser Professor Jonathan Pinkney explains how the broad spectrum of expertise on show at the conference could hold the key to a multi-faceted solution to obesity.
Unique EarlyBird study set for historic third phase
Plymouth University news: EarlyBird has uniquely followed a group of 300 children from the age of four or five to early adulthood, and its findings could hold the key to understanding how the way we live in childhood may affect our health as adults
The Health App Challenge
Plymouth University news: A challenge to create new apps that will help people better manage health conditions such as diabetes has reached the public review phase
National award for research to stop bone destruction and tooth loss in gum disease
Plymouth University news: Dental researchers receive a national award for their research project. which seeks to re-programme the immune system to stop bone destruction and tooth loss in severe gum disease.
Social robots helping children with diabetes
Plymouth University News: Scientists announce the results of a four-and-half-year study showing that social robots are helping diabetic children to accept the nature of their condition and become more confident about their futures